Video ‘How to: Paint ork Skin’

In this short video, I’ll be showing a quick and easy method of painting up an Ork’s skin for the tabletop. With most ork armies there’s going to be a lot of footsloggers, so this quick (and easily variable) method is great for getting them ready for battle. It is quick to do in batches… More Video ‘How to: Paint ork Skin’

Video ‘How to: Paint Grot Skin’

In this short video, I’ll be showing a quick and easy method of painting up a Grot’s skin for your Ork army. With the Grots being the smallest bar snotlings, I like to get them looking pretty light and bright. This method is quick to do in batches and will have their skin looking good… More Video ‘How to: Paint Grot Skin’

Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Meganob’

In this video, I’ll be showing how to paint a Death Skulls Meganob from start to finish. The techniques used are all easy to do, but combined together they’ll get your Meganobz looking great on the tabletop. If you wanted to, you could keep going on this model after I stop, adding stripes to wires,… More Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Meganob’

Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Vehicle Engines and Exhausts’

In this video, I’ll be looking at a quick and easy method of painting the engines and exhausts for your ork vehicles. Each simple method can be used to varying degrees to achieve the look that you’re after, but it slightly grubby, or totally filthy and rusted. Details of paints and other relevant videos can… More Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Vehicle Engines and Exhausts’

The Hobby Guilt 2018 – Part 1

Welcome to another annual edition of Hobby Guilt, where we’ve realised that we really do have too many miniatures that need painting. With Christmas imminent, and we hope the arrival of many more models, we thought it would be best to finish off some of the things we already have. So let’s see what we… More The Hobby Guilt 2018 – Part 1

Ork Vehicles: Damage, Chipping and Corrosion

In this video, I’ll be looking at a quick and easy method of painting damage, chipping and corrosion onto your ork vehicles. Each simple method can be used to varying degrees to achieve the level of damage that you want to your vehicles. Details of the paints used are listed below the video. How to… More Ork Vehicles: Damage, Chipping and Corrosion

Kustomizationz: The Ork Shield-Wall

When I started playing about with Orks again a few weeks ago, I couldn’t help but notice the number of bare plastic and undercoated boyz. I wanted to paint them up quickly, and was going to do just that, with a quick ‘how to:’ post and video. Instead, I became distracted. One of the greatest… More Kustomizationz: The Ork Shield-Wall

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Gold Symbols)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. Today I’m going to demonstrate something that can often be quite difficult to get right, gold. This is a really quick method for getting good looking… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Gold Symbols)

Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 2

The second, and final part of the Ork objective marker. If you’ve not seen part one, you can find it here, if you have, then carry on with the post below. Armour chipping Armour chipping was added to the Ork’s armour plates and helmet using a really basic, but effective technique. Once you’ve painted the… More Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 2

9 Shades of Green – How to: Paint Ork Skin

With Orktober finally here, it’s all gone green at my particular part of Brush and Boltgun. Nurgle is on a nearby shelf, Stormcast are waiting for their turn under the brush, and the greenskins have burst onto the desktop like a spiky green plague. Prior to the Kommando nob and Painboy that we’ve covered this… More 9 Shades of Green – How to: Paint Ork Skin

Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 1

Having started back on the ork army I’d shelved years ago by painting up the Ork Kommando for Kill Team, I’ve carried on painting up greenskins with some gusto. While I’ve opened up and sorted through one box, I’ve not looked in the other yet, and I know there’s a mass of vehicles, characters and… More Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 1

Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Painboy’

In this video I’ll be giving a tutorial on how to paint an Ork Painboy. The model itself is great and full of details that give it a lot of character, to the point where it was an impulse buy for me. I’ve pasted a few links below to relevant videos which you may find… More Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Painboy’

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cloth)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. In this post I am going to demonstrate how to get a beige cloth on Dark Angels sergeants and Veterans. It could also be used for… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cloth)

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cord Tassels)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. In this post I will demonstrate how to paint the cord tassels that appear on some Dark Angels and Space Marine models. This method can be… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cord Tassels)

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chest Eagles)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. This time I will be demonstrating how to paint the chest eagles for some Dark Angels Tactical Marines. Usually I paint Space Marine chest eagles in… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chest Eagles)

Necromunda Goliath Gang – The Misfits, part 1

When Necromunda first launched way back in the 90’s, I picked it up a few months later. At the time I didn’t have much money but I had to get it. I’d played it’s forerunner ‘Confrontation’ – the rules spread out over several issues of White Dwarf that I’d purchased off a mate – for… More Necromunda Goliath Gang – The Misfits, part 1

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Purity Seals Parchment)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. This post will concentrate on how to paint the oath paper parchment parts of purity seals. This is the same method I use for all my… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Purity Seals Parchment)

Kill Team – Genestealer Cult: The Creeping Death

With the recent release of Kill Team (unboxing video here), we’ve been more than a little excited about constructing our own Kill Teams and getting some games going. I’ve already got a work in progress Genestealer Cult army for Warhammer 40k – there’s a few early posts about them on here – and so the… More Kill Team – Genestealer Cult: The Creeping Death

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Red Symbols/Purity Seals)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. Today, I’m going to demonstrate how to get the red for the tactical badges and purity seals on a Dark Angels Tactical Squad. You can use… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Red Symbols/Purity Seals)

Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank, part 3

If you’ve just arrived with this Land Raider, then you’ve missed parts one and two, which detail how I’ve decorated the inside of the vehicle. With the rough base coats done for all of the tank bar the smaller detailed areas, it was time to start on the washes. Below you can see some parts… More Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank, part 3

Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank, part 2

Welcome to part 2 of the Death Guard Land Raider project. If you’ve not seen part one, you can see that here. The main ‘plan’ now was to get the interior painted up. The seats were painted with Vallejo Russian Uniform WW2, while the engine was painted up with Citadel’s Skullcrusher Brass and Leadbelcher, and… More Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank, part 2

Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank

When Dark Imperium was released last year, I was blown away by the Death Guard miniatures, and I started collecting Death Guard for Warhammer 40k. This in turn led me to Maggotkin of Nurgle for Warhammer Age of Sigmar, and between the two of them, I amassed a lot of Nurglings. Now reading through the… More Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chapter Symbols & White)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. Today’s post looks at how to get a nice white colour on the Dark Angels chapter badges and other assorted iconography. Many people worry about… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chapter Symbols & White)

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Silver & Weapons)

Hello and welcome to another Dark Angels post here on the Brush and Boltgun. This post is a continuation of the how to guide on painting Dark Angels, and you can find the first part of the post by clicking here. In this post I’m going to look at painting the silver, which you can… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Silver & Weapons)

Drach’nyen – Abaddon the Despoiler’s Demon Sword

About four or five years ago, I was collecting a small force of Red Corsairs because I really liked the fluff, and Huron Blackheart was a complete fiend. Eventually I grew a little weary of the colours – I’d painted a lot of red in the past, and I didn’t feel that the Huron miniature… More Drach’nyen – Abaddon the Despoiler’s Demon Sword

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Green Armour)

Hello, and welcome to the Brush and Boltgun. Today I’m going to talk you through painting the green armour for the Dark Angels chapter of Space Marines from Warhammer 40,000. This is a really simple technique to get a good green. The first thing to do is to give your models a basecoat/prime of a… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Green Armour)

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 7

It’s here! It’s finally here! The final, seventh slice of Mortarion. As I write this, he’s actually been finished for just over a month, but I’ve been working on other things and trying to get some interesting and different posts done – I’m sure there’s only so much Nurgle a site can hold. The Wings… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 7